Arjumand Shah

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According to Greek classical books leech therapy is the best way to overcome chronic inflammatory conditions. It has been proved that intervention causes reduction in oedema, pain and conjunction. Keloids were described by Egyptian surgeons around 1700BC. Alibert called the Keloid first cancroids and later cheloide. Keloid usually grows beyond the borders(More)
AIM The standard approach for treating acute Type A aortic dissections (TAD) is replacement of the ascending aorta utilizing hypothermic circulatory arrest (HCA), which is associated with significant morbidity and frequently leaves a residual aortic arch dissection. We describe a staged surgical and endovascular technique of ascending aorta replacement and(More)
We treated 7 cases of orbital hydatidosis presenting as cysts. These were successfully treated surgically using a technique that does not compromise the eye and its visual function. This need arose when it was learned that 7 eyes had been enucleated and another case put on massive steroid therapy due to misdiagnosis as malignancies by ophthalmologists(More)
Carpal fractures excluding the scaphoid can cause morbidity that is disproportionate to their incidence because they are easily overlooked and are often harbingers of a wider wrist injury. Failure to recognize a more global injury pattern can result in undertreatment and permanent wrist dysfunction. Diagnosis requires a high index of suspicion, familiarity(More)
Thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) has become an attractive treatment option for thoracic aortic disease. New devices and advanced image-guided procedures are continuously expanding the indications. With improving device technology, diverse stent-graft availability, and imaging modalities, TEVAR has become safer and holds promising potential to(More)
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